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Andrew N. Garman, PsyD


Rush University

Andrew N. Garman is a professor in the Department of Health Systems Management, Rush University. A practitioner-scholar, Dr. Garman splits his time between the Health Systems Management department and the nonprofit National Center for Healthcare Leadership, whose mission is to improve health by strengthening healthcare leadership. NCHL operates a portfolio of organizational collaboratives that over 150 health systems and graduate programs participate in from across the country. He is the author of several dozen peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and four books, including Exceptional Leadership: 16 Critical Competencies for Healthcare Executives, which was recently released in its second edition. He earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from the College of William & Mary, a Master of Science degree in human resource development from Illinois Tech and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with a mathematics concentration from the Pennsylvania State University.


94X – Transforming Our People Strategies: Innovative Approaches From Leading Health Systems

Presented by Robert Riney, Jeanne Armentrout, Dick Argys, Andrew N. Garman, PsyD at 8:45 AM on Wednesday, March 25th.

Healthcare leaders are increasingly recognizing that our approaches to managing people are not delivering the engagement, development, change readiness and well-being that our organizations need to navigate forward. Will future success require a radical rethinking of how we approach our management roles? Which approaches have the strongest evidence for success, versus just being “new and…